Writing a History and Physical

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Author: Jeffrey L. Greenwald

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781560536024

Category: Medical

Page: 59

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Central to providing excellent patient care is excellent communication, for which a well-written History and Physical is crucial. This book is a step-by-step guide to help medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, etc. write a comprehensive, clear, and useful History and Physical. Writing an effective History and Physical is as much an art as science, and this handy guide provides a roadmap for organizing facts in a logical and well-constructed fashion. The text also presents an abridged version for quick reference and a valuable section on how to write daily progress notes. The author's tips pearls, and advice help the reader navigate the principles and goals of the History and Physical Contains more explanations, tips and advice than existing books for what to include and why Memorable good and bad examples reinforce themes in the text

Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781788458

Category: Medical

Page: 410

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Written in the award-winning, lighthearted Incredibly Easy! style, this book is an excellent aid to understanding and retention of medical terminology. The first chapter focuses on key concepts of medical terminology, including common word components. Subsequent chapters cover individual body systems, providing in-depth definitions that connect words to their meanings. This Third Edition features new chapters on obstetric and mental health terms and expanded "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" charts. Two eight-page full-color inserts offer a closer look at anatomical terminology. A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including a pronunciation guide with hundreds of terms, "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" study cards, practice exercises, PowerPoint presentations, and a test generator. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.

Assisting in Long-Term Care

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Author: Mary Jo Mirlenbrink Gerlach

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285633008

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Now in its 6th Edition, ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE is the complete learning solution for Certified Nursing Assistants! The user-friendly book delivers all required content to prepare you for the certification exam while developing career skills for long-term care and sub-acute hospital settings. Topics include professional communication, daily CNA responsibilities, residents' rights, nutrition and hydration, restorative care, resident mobility, and maintaining a safe environment—all according to federal OBRA standards for nursing home care. ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE, 6th Edition also walks you through more than one hundred clinical procedures, detailing your role as a CNA in each. Available in hard copy and e-book formats, ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE, 6th Edition's helpful study features include review questions and self-tests, icons that point out key material, and a robust package of interactive, supplemental learning tools. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Aspects of Developmental and Comparative Immunology

Proceedings of the 1st Congress of Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 27 July - 1 August 1980, Aberdeen

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Author: J. B. Solomon

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483189716

Category: Science

Page: 590

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Aspects of Developmental and Comparative Immunology contains the proceedings of the 1st Congress of Developmental and Comparative Immunology, held from July 27 to August 1, 1980 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The papers explore various aspects of developmental and comparative immunology and cover topics ranging from the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and membrane immunoglobulins to idiotypes and diversity, comparative ontogeny, and evolution of lymphoid organ function. Comprised of 105 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of how the host immune system utilizes polymorphic MHC antigens as the principal tool for pseudo-self versus true self distinction. The reader is then introduced to the immunology of earthworms, membrane immunoglobulins, idiotypes, and diversity. Subsequent chapters focus on the evolution of lymphoid organs in vertebrates; differentiation clocks in comparative immunology of mammals and birds; immunorecognition in invertebrates such as insects and gastropods; and the phylogeny of leucocytes in vertebrates and invertebrates. The remaining sections deal with stem cells, immune responses of gut-associated lymphoepithelial tissue, and the ontogeny of resistance to infection as well as the ontogeny of killer cells. Finally, the immunology of fish, amphibians, reptiles, chickens, and mammals is examined. This monograph will be of interest to immunobiologists.

The Human Body in Health and Illness

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Author: Barbara L. Herlihy,Nancy K. Maebius

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721661070

Category: Medical

Page: 555

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This full-color textbook presents fundamental anatomy and physiology knowledge in an accessible and engaging manner. A reader-friendly style links basic concepts to clinical examples, making the material approachable even for those with no prior instruction on the subject. It integrates up-to-date anatomy and physiology knowledge with relevant material on chemistry, genetics, and immunology, and correlates normal anatomy and physiology with common pathophysiologic conditions and pharmacologic mechanisms. (Includes a FREE SIMON website at: www.harcourthealth.com/SIMON/Herlihy)

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1986

Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session

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Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

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Contemporary Pediatric Nursing

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Author: Cathleen S. Opperman,Kathleen A. Cassandra

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780815128977

Category: Medical

Page: 543

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This text provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of pediatric nursing relevant to the practical/vocational nurse. Discussion of current issues and trends includes family and cultural considerations, as well as patient/family teaching and community/home care. A separate unit on growth and development focuses on health promotion and nutrition, providing a solid foundation for understanding nursing care for common disorders. The text is presented in a clear, readable writing style to hold the students' interest and promote understanding. Nursing care stresses assessment and intervention based on NANDA diagnoses. Numerous boxes, tables, and illustrations add visual appeal, as well as support and summarize the narrative. Common disorders are presented by body system; this organization provides a logical framework that can be blended with a medical-surgical text in programs using a life-span approach. Nursing process framework includes data collection, goals and expected outcomes, and nursing interventions. Stresses the LPN/LVN role in gathering comprehensive assessment data to assist in developing diagnoses and evaluating effectiveness of care. Focus on family teaching encourages health promotion and self care. Addresses cultural/religious considerations to ensure that the child and family's beliefs and practices are incorporated in care. Discusses home and community-based care to prepare students to work in these now common settings. Pediatric Pearls provide practical tips and alert students to important considerations for care. Case studies and corresponding care plans provide clear guidelines for individualizing care to meet specific patient needs. Learning aids in each chapter include learning objectives, key terms, and key concepts to help students focus on essential information; critical thinking questions included at the end of each chapter promote the development of decision-making skills.

Weisheit der Wechseljahre

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Author: Christiane Northrup

Publisher: Edel:Books

ISBN: 3898836835

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 580

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Der Klassiker der Gesundheitsliteratur komplett aktualisiert und überarbeitet! Christiane Northrup ist in den USA die Koryphäe auf dem Gebiet der Frauenheilkunde. Sie beschreibt offen, klar und einfühlsam die Veränderungen, die Frauen zwischen 40 und 55 erwarten. Dabei räumt sie gründlich auf mit der gängigen Vorstellung, dass sich hinter dem Begriff „Wechseljahre“ einfach eine Ansammlung körperlicher Probleme verbirgt, die – am besten mit Hormonen! – behandelt werden müssen. Die Wechseljahre sind vielmehr ein körperlicher und geistiger Umwälzungsprozess, der Frauen eine echte Chance zum Wachstum bietet – wenn es ihnen gelingt, auf ihre innere Stimme zu hören. Northrup deckt den Zusammenhang zwischen den Wechseljahren und dem emotionalen Leben einer Frau auf und beschreibt unter anderem, wie die Wechseljahre zu einer Verschiebung der weiblichen Prioritäten führen, wie Frauen klimakterische Beschwerden als Weckrufe ihres Körpers erkennen können, wie sich hormonelle Veränderungen auf die Sexualität auswirken, wie Frauen mit den Veränderungen ihres Äußeren umgehen oder sich vor Herzerkrankungen, Alzheimer und Krebs schützen können. Northrup ermutigt Frauen, die Botschaften ihres Körpers zu verstehen, die Wechseljahre als eine Zeit der positiven Energie zu begreifen und die wunderbare Kraft dieser Lebensphase für ihre persönliche Entwicklung zu nutzen. In der Neuauflage des Bestsellers hat Northrup die neuesten Studien und Fallbeispiele zusammengetragen und berichtet mit ihrer reichen Erfahrung aus ihrer Praxis.

American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia

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Author: Jerrold B. Leikin,Martin S. Lipsky

Publisher: Random House Reference &

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1408

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A definitive medical reference from the American Medical Association offers an alphabetical listing of thousands of medical terms, including common ailments, surgical procedures and tests, benefits and side effects of drugs and other therapies, nutrition, medical research and the future of medicine, mental health, and alternative and complementary treatments. 75,000 first printing.